Coming Home – AIR033


Last week, Matt was able to return home to Australia. But some Australians that are still stranded overseas have not been so lucky. In this episode, Matt chats to Australians in Peru and India who have been in lockdown and unable to depart – or even get to an international airport – for several weeks.

This episode also covers the latest news and developments from the past fortnight, and pays tribute to the final Qantas 747 passenger flight to land in Sydney.


Episode contents:

  • 1:08 – Fortnightly news round-up
  • 12:05 – Interview with Yasmin Uzunlar (currently in Cusco, Peru)
  • 34:26 – Interview with Max Larkin (currently in Rishikesh, India)
  • 39:14 – Matt’s trip back to Australia
  • 44:57 – Repatriation flights
  • 46:38 – The (likely) final Qantas 747 passenger flight lands in Sydney
  • 49:14 – Feedback on Qantas A380 refurbishment program




Frequent Flyer Gazette articles referenced in the fortnightly news round-up:

Matt Graham
The editor of Australian Frequent Flyer, Matt's passion for travel has taken him to over 60 countries… with the help of frequent flyer points, of course!
Matt's favourite destinations (so far) are Germany, Brazil, New Zealand & Kazakhstan. His interests include economics, aviation & foreign languages, and he has a soft spot for good food and red wine.

You can contact Matt at [email protected]